The Cycle Enfield scheme was once again in the spotlight in March as shopkeepers in Enfield said their revenues suffered during the cycle lanes’ construction along the A105 Green Lanes. After shoppers changed their habits while the lanes were being built, shopkeepers were struggling to regain lost ground.

Love Island star Mike Thalassitis, 26, was found dead in a park near Latymer Way, Edmonton, after taking his own life. Tributes poured in from his co-stars and friends, and actress Sheridan Smith said his tragic death should be a “wake-up call” for mental health.

A row broke out over alleged cost increases for work around the station at regeneration scheme Meridian Water. Conservative councillors called for a rethink of the scheme after claiming the costs had risen by nearly two-thirds in just four months. But council offers said the scheme remained within budget.

Enfield Council’s bid to the Liveable Neighbourhoods fund was successful. The town centre was given a cash injection of £6million to go towards its large-scale regeneration.

And a purple Lamborghini was abandoned in a ditch after spinning off Hadley Road in Enfield. The driver and any passengers were not present.